Heart scarab of Shabaka
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 16
Overall: 4.4 x 9.5cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4in.)
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Green stone heart scarab of King Shabaka, with ten lines of inscription on base. Perfect.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition